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favor perhaps a quarter percent maybe even half percent hike in the sales tax in the city to help the coffers. any thoughts on that? >> well, i'm grateful for the support that i have gotten from the public and that we have for the possibility of a tax increase. i think it means we're on the right track doing the right things. the people are willing to consider giving us more money. we would not be able to go to the ballot until 2014 so there's a lot of work to do before then but i'm cautiously optimistic we'll be able to use the funds to restore services we have cut over the last 10 years. >> mayor reed, thank you so much live in san jose and all the best today with your state of the city address. >> thank you. >>> all right. now let's get back to kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran with more on the san jose parolee who was able to drive off with a police van. cate. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. i believe that san jose police officers probably are still scratching their heads this morning as to how this whole thing happened. and as they co
is offering all kinds of things like no income taxes, reduced sales taxes, some contributions to the whole business of what happens to employees, some grants. >> does to work? >> no. you still have to live in texas. >> all right, guys. >> not the boss. he will just have the workers go there. >> we'll have a small meeting about that brewpub, too, on treasure island, after the show here, guys. phil matier, mayor brown, thank you. >>> well, we know joe flacco went to disneyland after the super bowl. where did colin kaepernick go? >> tattoo parlor. >> of course. >> of course. not there though. he added more ink to his chest to match his wildly tatted up arms. the san jose artist who did the work says it reflects inner strength, spiritual growth and humility. >>> as if the 9ers super bowl loss wasn't bad enough it meant we had to make good on a wager that i think you didn't really do this, did you? >> you and lawrence made this wager by the way. >> with the anchors in baltimore. >> if the 9ers won the anchors at wjz would have to sing "i left my hear
poll conducted for the city shows most residents support a measure to increase the sales tax there. 64% of san jose voters polled said that they would support a general purpose sales tax measure. 70% would support a quarter percent increase, 57% would support a half percent increase. >>> the final closing of the new bay bridge will end with a big party. the big bridge bash includes a public walk across the new east span before it opens to cars, trucks and motorcycles after the labor day weekend. the metro transportation commission is trying to organize a half marathon, bike ride and fireworks show for the big party. the public party will be a day or two before vehicles are allowed to use the new span on september 3. the final bridge closure is set for august 28. and it's expected to last 4 days over that labor day weekend. and the countdown to the new bay bridge is on. kpix 5 proud to be the official television station for the opening ceremonies coming up in september. and we will keep you posted on a planning for the big day. 207 days to go.
for a quarter to half cent sales tax increase. that's a reversal from last year when he blocked such a measure from the november ballot. he will be a speaker at the state of the valley conference hosted by joint venture silicon valley. >>> san francisco may have just hit a real estate record. a house here just went for nearly $10 million. the 5500-square-foot home is in the liberty heights neighborhood. the area has become increasingly trendy especially with the hipsters and the young tech crowd. >> we have even the whole area change dramatically. the dot-com went to dot-bomb and that went to a downturn. >> whoever bought the house must have really wanted it. that broker couldn't find another house in the area going for more than $3 million. >>> if you filled up lately, you probably notice that gas is getting more expensive again. but this really gave us sticker shock. take a look. you are reading that right. chico's gas station in south san francisco is charging $5.03 for a gallon of regular. gas prices are up almost 40 cents in the past mo
is considering a 2014 ballot measure that would call for a quarter to half century sales tax increase. that's a reversal from last year when he blocked such a measure from the november ballot. >>> stress on the job can lead to health risks like smoking and overeating. >> but researchers say there is no evidence it causes cancer. a study in the british medical journal looked at work related stress and found no link to the development of colorectal, lung, breast or prostate cancers. but job strain can cause chronic inflammation which may be a cancer risk. >>> 5:20. it has to be one of the greatest feelings ever, the buzzer beater shot that earned our play of the day. >> that's coming up. will mother nature cooperate? we have the leaderboard from pebble beach coming up. what's that? when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what
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